Brigadier Gold Limited

Brigadier Gold Limited

February 26, 2008 09:00 ET

Brigadier Gold (TSX-V: BRG) Announces 2008 Exploration Program

Follow up on positive past results at Larder Lake, Matachewan projects will be a priority

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 26, 2008) - Brigadier Gold Limited ("Brigadier" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:BRG) today announced its exploration program for 2008. The program is primarily designed to build on positive surface exploration and diamond drill results from programs conducted in 2007 and prior years.

Larder Lake Project

The Larder Lake Project is located just south of the Town of Larder Lake in Ontario's prolific Kirkland Lake-Larder Lake gold camp.

Albert Kokotow Zone

Drilling on the Albert Kokotow Zone (AK Zone), using a barge mounted drill, is planned to begin in May or when Larder Lake is ice free. This drilling will follow up on positive results of the 16-hole drill program completed during 2007, which included 2.35 metres of 5.161 g/t gold, 8.3 metres grading 2.79 g/t gold, and 32.5 metres grading 0.675 g/t.

The AK Zone consists of gold bearing alteration zones which have been traced to a depth of 110 metres. The zones are irregular but appear persistent, and plans are to drill them to greater depth in 2008 using a barge-mounted diamond drill.

The planned holes will test targets at vertical depths of 200 metres or more. An ice drilling program from the surface of Larder Lake was originally planned for this winter but inability to create a thick enough ice pad to support drilling operations forced the Company to revise its plans to a barge mounted drill.

M-Island Gold Zone

Brigadier also plans to use the barge-mounted equipment to drill a fence of holes in the M-Island Gold Zone. The M-Island Gold Zone is north of the AK Zone, about two km south of the Town of Larder Lake, and past exploration by Brigadier has encountered visible gold in syenite hosted quartz veins. The planned fence will cut across the northerly striking veins and test a magnetic anomaly beneath the lake which may indicate the presence of an intrusive.

Matachewan Gold Project

The Company also plans to further drill test its Matachewan Gold Project, a 780 hectare property located 38 kilometres southwest of Kirkland Lake. The Matachewan Gold Project is believed to be transected by the western extension of the Kirkland Lake-Larder Lake break.

Targets on the project include follow-up on two diamond drill holes completed by Brigadier in 2004: hole CD04-11, which intersected 1.75 g/t gold over 13.0 m, including 3.98 g/t gold over 2.69 metres, and hole CD04-12, which cut 1.24 g/t gold over 7.5 metres. In addition, the Company plans to target an untested reverse circulation gold anomaly which encountered "pristine" gold grains, suggesting a nearby source. The drilling will be preceded by a limited amount of geochemical surveying to further define the targets.

Hunter Gold Mine

Brigadier holds an option with ValGold Resources Ltd. to acquire up to an 80% interest in the historic Hunter Gold Mine. A past producer in the prolific Porcupine Gold Camp near Timmins, Ontario which has produced over 60 million ounces of gold, the Hunter Gold Mine is located on a 160 hectare land package adjacent to the renowned Dome Mine.

An initial drill program at the Hunter Gold Mine in 2007 returned low gold values in a felsic volcanic unit beneath Porcupine Lake. The exploration data is presently being studied and compiled and a further drill test will be considered in 2008 once all data has been reviewed.

Exploration is supervised by L.G. Hobbs, P.Eng., Brigadier Gold's Project Geologist and a qualified person under National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Hobbs has reviewed and approved the contents of this news release.

This press release includes certain "Forward-Looking Statements." All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization and reserves, exploration results and future plans and objectives of Brigadier, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Brigadier's expectations are disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in Brigadier's documents filed from time-to-time with regulatory authorities.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed, and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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